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Ross River, Yukon. Photo: Geoff Fandrick/Flickr
| January 22, 2013
Open-pit uranium mining near Wollaston Lake, Saskatchewan. Photo: SkyTruth/Flick
| December 19, 2012

New acts of repression target land defenders in Guatemala

Yolanda Oqueli (Photo: http://www.frontlinedefenders.org/)

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On December 7 and 8, 2012, there was yet another act of mining-related aggression against community members of San Jose del Golfo and San Pedro Ayampuc, 45 minutes outside of Guatemala City, who are defending their environment and community well-being.

Community members have been legally and peacefully engaging in a nine-month encampment at a place known as “La Puya” by the entrance to the proposed “El Tambor” mine site. El Tambor is

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Photo: SkyTruth/Flickr
| December 4, 2012
November 26, 2012 |
While exploration and mining companies gather in Whitehorse, the Yukon Conservation Society is saying that over 8,400 Yukon mining claims are practically worthless.
| November 23, 2012
| November 11, 2012
| November 2, 2012
Cobalt and copper in the Congo. Photo: FairPhone/Flickr
| October 29, 2012

THE HOLE STORY screening: Cinema Politica at the Bloor

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 6:45pm - 8:45pm

Location

Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
506 Bloor Street West, Entry By Donation (suggested 2$-5$)
Toronto, ON
Canada
43° 39' 55.2348" N, 79° 24' 37.638" W

Join us Tuesday, October 2nd for an uncompromising look at Canada's mining industry, which according to the filmmakers has no concern for people or the environment in its pursuit of profit. THE HOLE STORY is an alternative mining history to the mainstream commercial narrative of economic development and prosperity. This screening is co-presented with the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network. Hope to see you there!

 

THE HOLE STORY

A skewering analysis of the the ways in which Canadian mining companies have put profit before people and the environment.

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